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Boys Swimming: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Tops Summit, Wins Third Straight Sectional Championship

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Seniors Brody Rash, Chris Bondarowicz, Eric Chang and Brian Kenny displace their hard-won hardware. Credits: Twitter @TheNation17
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Chris Bondarowicz won the 200 IM vs. Summit in the Sectional finals on Thursday. Credits: File photo
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Josh Cohen won the 500 Freestyle vs. Chatham on Wednesday. Credits: File photo
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Nick Heath won the 100 Freestyle, anchored the winning 200 Medley Relay team, and swam the second leg of the 200 Freestyle Relay team, which also came in first. Credits: File photo
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Alan Shao won the 100 Butterfly for Scotch Plains-Fanwood at the Sectional finals vs. Summit on Thursday. Credits: File photo
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PERTH AMBOY, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood made it a "three-peat" on Thursday by defeating Summit, 91-79, to win the school's third straight Sectional (NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Public B) title at Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy on Thursday.

  • 200 Medley Relay: Chang-Bondarowicz-Shao-Heath, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 1:42.23
  • 200 Freestyle: Josh Cohen, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 1:45.23
  • 200 IM: Chris Bondarowicz, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 1:58.97
  • 50 Freestyle: Dylan Ingerman, Summit, 22.48
  • 100 Butterfly: Alan Shao, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 53.03
  • 100 Freestyle: Nick Heath, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 50.77
  • 500 Freestyle: Josh Cohen, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 4:45.29
  • 200 Freestyle Relay: Bondarowicz-Heath-Rash-Cohen, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 1:31.61
  • 100 Backstroke: Bryan Harvey, Summit, 59.51
  • 100 Breaststroke: Ben Campbell, Summit, 1:07.43
  • 400 Freestyle Relay: Ingerman-Fagan-Goldberg- Bligh, Summit, 3:25.19

The Raiders (14-2) built up enough of a lead to allow head coach Jess Hulnik to sub her starters in the final three races of the meet. The boys now advance to take on No. 10 West Windsor-Plainsboro South in the Public B semifinals Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Passaic County Technical Institute. 

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls swim on Friday afternoon against Chatham, which handed them a crushing defeat in the Sectional finals last year by winning the final race of the meet, the 400 Freestyle Relay, by just seven hundredths of a second. Earlier this season, the Raiders defeated the Cougars, 95.5 - 74.5 on Dec. 14.

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